RESOURCES

Useful Links

We suggest that you gather as much information as possible to improve your plans. Below are lists of related organizations and trade magazines.

Click Here to View a List of all 50 states Emergency Management Offices.

American Red Cross:

http://www.redcross.org/

Canadian Center for Emergency Preparedness

http://www.epc-pcc.gc.ca/

Center for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov/

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/

Contingency Insights

http://www.continuityinsights.com/

Contingency Planning Magazine

http://www.contingencyplanning.com/

Department of Homeland Security

http://www.whitehouse.gov/homeland/

Disaster Recovery Institute

http://www.drii.org/

Offers the premier world certification program for business continuity professionals.

Disaster Recovery Journal

http://www.drj.com/

Free magazine subscription (required reading for business continuity and emergency management professionals).

Sample Disaster Recovery Plans and other valuable tools

http://www.drj.com/new2dr/toolchest/drjtools.htm

Disaster Resource Guide

http://www.disaster-resource.com/

Free Annual guide listing resources for disaster recovery, business continuity, educational articles.

FEMA

http://www.fema.gov/

Minimum Disaster Supplies Checklist

http://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/epc.pdf

ESRI/FEMA Custom Hazards Map

http://www.esri.com/hazards/

Type in your location and view hazards in your area. (Flood plains, historic tornados earthquakes etc.)

Guidelines for workers following a disaster

http://www.ncptsd.org/facts/disasters/fs_rescueworkers.html

Don’t wait until after a disaster or a shooting to plan your response.

Intellicast

http://www.intellicast.com/

Very accurate current national weather information.

Current severe weather information

http://www.intellicast.com/LocalWeather/World/

UnitedStates/RadarSummary/

International Association of Emergency Managers

http://www.iaem.com/

National Center For Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

http://www.ncptsd.org/index.html

National Domestic Preparedness Office

http://www.ndpo.gov/

The clearinghouse for state, local and federal weapons of mass destruction information and assistance.

Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado

http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/

They have an excellent newsletter to subscribe to (free).

NOAA information on Natural Hazards

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/hazards.html

Simpler Life Emergency Provisions

http://www.simplerlife.com/

One stop shopping for emergency preparedness, medical and family supplies.

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